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  • 2017 High School Senior Assistance
    Through the Academic Year

    Enrolled Wichita tribal members may apply for assistance with senior pictures, graduation announcements, and/or a class ring.

    More information can be found here.

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Wichita Tribes Blog
  • Miss & Jr Miss Indian Oklahoma Honor Pow Wow
    February 10, 2017 11:10 AM

  • Fruit and Vegetable Class
    February 10, 2017 10:55 AM

  • TAG OFFICE TIME CHANGES
    June 2, 2016 8:10 AM

    BEGINNING IN JUNE 2016, THE WICHITA TAG OFFICE AND TAX COMMISSION WILL BE CLOSED THE 1ST AND 3RD MONDAY FROM 8 AM- 1PM.  TAGS WILL NOT BE ISSUED DURING THIS TIME. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING DAYS THE TAG OFFICE WILL BE OPEN FROM 1 PM-4:30 PM ONLY:   JUNE 6TH & JUNE 20TH JULY 5TH […]

  • 14th Annual Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair
    April 20, 2016 1:03 PM

  • Community Visioning Meeting for Enrolled Tribal Members
    April 14, 2016 4:01 PM

    Saturday, April 30, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m. in the Community Building located at the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes  Lunch will be provided. There will also be door prizes available. The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Executive Committee will hold a one day Community Visioning Session to gain tribal community input on the economic development vision, community priorities […]

  • Lawton IHS Centennial
    April 14, 2016 3:46 PM

    Lawton Indian Hospital will be celebrating 100 years on this date with reception to follow. More information can be found in the flyer.

  • Elder Informational Meeting
    April 14, 2016 3:45 PM

    Information from different entities providing services for elders will be available at this informational session. Meal provided. More information on this event can be found in the flyer.

  • JOM Honor Dance 2016
    April 14, 2016 3:44 PM

    JOM student awards will be presented at this event, along with a meal and honor dance.

  • Land Buy Back Program
    March 9, 2016 4:29 PM

    The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations implements the land consolidation component of the Cobell Settlement, which provided $1.9 billion to purchase fractional interests in trust or restricted land from willing sellers at fair market value. Consolidated interests are immediately restored to tribal trust ownership for uses benefiting the reservation community and tribal members. There are […]

  • Circuit Training
    February 19, 2016 8:37 AM

Tribal Enrollment

Enrollment Office

As of January 17, 2017 there were 3,071 enrolled tribal members of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes.

Enrollment Services

The Wichita and Affiliated Tribe Enrollment Office is responsible for the processing of all enrollment applications by researching individual applicants family lineage, establishing Wichita blood degree, and the subsequent creation of their Wichita family tree. The Enrollment office also provides statistical data and individual membership information to our various tribal programs as needed and maintains the addresses of all tribal members for tribal elections and the mailing of newsletters.

Tribal members may request copies of their C.D.I.B. (Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood) cards, social security cards, or birth certificates from their enrollment files by written request only.  C.D.I.B. cards are free but tribal Photo ID cards are currently $5.00 each.Any name changes to enrollment information must be substantiated by legal documentation such as marriage or divorce decrees, legal name changes or adoption papers. 

ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES 

In order to be enrolled with the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, an applicant must meet one of the criteria listed in Article II-Membership of the Governing Resolution.    The following documents must be submitted:

  • A signed and dated Application for Enrollment
  • An original state certified birth certificate of the applicant (No copies will be accepted. All originals will be returned by Certified Mail.)
  • If adopted, both original state certified Birth Certificates and a copy of the adoption papers.
  • A legible copy of the applicant's Social Security Card
  • Parent's CDIB cards, if applicable

 

Please note that other supporting documents may be required depending upon the application, and if either parent or other relative is currently enrolled. All researched enrollment applications are then presented to the Wichita Executive Committee for final approval by tribal resolution.All applicants, please allow 6-8 weeks for processing.

Address Updates

Address updates for tribal members will be accepted by written request or by e-mail to: michelle.emerson@wichitatribe.com Please submit a return address when requesting updated documents to be returned to you by mail. In addition, you must provide the following in your request:

  • Your full name as it appears on the tribal roll, at the time of enrollment.
  • Your date of birth
  • The last 4 numbers of your social Security number
  • Please remember to sign and date your request

 

 

All Program Forms and Guidelines:

Enrollment Records and Address Update From

Burial Assistance Guidelines and Burial Assistance Application

Annual Children's Clothing Assistance Guidelines

Annual Elders Annuity Payment Guidelines


For more information or to request specific applications, please contact:

Michelle Emerson, Tribal Government Services Specialist

Wichita and Affiliated Tribes - P.O. Box 729 - Anadarko, OK  73005

Office:405.247.2425, Ext. 134    Office hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CST

E-Mail:  michelle.emerson@wichitatribe.com